The table below looks at the statistics for VB6 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB6 over the 3 months to 26 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank - 32 30
Contract jobs citing VB6 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset - 0.41% 0.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 1.28% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £175 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £290
% change year-on-year
- +12.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
VB6
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Dorset region.

Programming Languages Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
99 78 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 42.67% 31.84% 42.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 27 64
Median daily rate £350 £335 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% -10.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £180 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £448 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 14 7
Median hourly rate £17.50 £41.24 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.56% +217.23%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.77 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +10.77%

VB6
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Dorset region citing VB6 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

VB6 Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

VB6
Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VB6 across the Dorset region.

VB6 Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

VB6
Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VB6 across the Dorset region.

VB6 Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset